Behind the Wheel of a Sports Car
Through narrative nonfiction text, readers go behind the wheel and settle in for a long endurance race in a state-of-the-art sports car. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, sources for further research, a selected bibliography, a glossary, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- A Test of Endurance
- What Is a Sports Car?
- How a Race Works
- Racing Around the World
- To Learn More
- Selected Bibliography
- About the Author
Author: Alex Monnig
Alex Monnig is a freelance journalist from St. Louis, Missouri, who now lives in Sydney, Australia. During his career he has spent time covering sporting events around the world, including Summer and Winter Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Rugby World Cup.
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